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The Way of Energy: Mastering the Chinese Art of Internal Strength with Chi Kung Exercise (A Gaia Original)

By: Chuen, Master Lam Kam

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fireside Book: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268737

ISBN: 0671736450

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink note on page 190, pages very faintly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. 191 pp. For centuries, the Chinese exercise system called Chi Kung has been shrouded in secrecy. The Way of Energy is the first comprehensive guide to the most powerful form of Chi Kung ever developed—“standing like a tree”. A gentle, yet profoundly beneficial form of exercise, which requires very little movement, this form of Chi Kung unlocks deep reserves of energy builds intern... View more info

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Bruce Lee: Fists of Fury

By: Gross, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pioneer Books, Inc., Las Vegas: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2132916

Condition: Fine


First edition. 1990 Large Softcover. 160, [8] pp. 'A history of the life of Bruce Lee, looking at his success in the martial arts world, and chronicling his career as an actor. In addition, this volume presents a complete guide to all of his film and television work. The book also examines his international popularity, the events surrounding his tragic death and the continuing fascination with his life.' Also includes a Green Hornet episode guide and an interview with Ch... View more info

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T'ai Chi For Dummies

By: Iknoian, Therese

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wiley Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 2268287

ISBN: 0764553518

Condition: Good


Ink marginalia and related articles laid in. 2001 Soft Cover. For nearly 5,000 years, people have practiced T’ai Chi as a way to prolong life, build strength and stamina, improve concentration, and achieve psychological balance. Hundreds of millions of satisfied customers can’t be wrong. View more info

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The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice

By: Kit, Wong Kiew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2193546

ISBN: 0804834407

Condition: Near Fine


2002 Trade Paperback. xviii, 317 pp. One of the most popular Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi Chuan is also one of the most effective stress relievers available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chua... View more info

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The Wu Style of Tai Chi Chuan

By: Lee, Tinn Chan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Unique Publications: 1982

Seller ID: 2268738

ISBN: 0865680221

Condition: Very Good


Light stains along edges of wrappers, light general wear to wrappers. 1982 Trade Paperback. 123 pp. Lee discusses: an explanation of the ten fundamental principles; a brief history of tai chi chuan masters; the seven basic stances; principles in the cultivation of chi; duration of the static meditative exercises; stances; and much more. View more info

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The Essence of T'ai Chi (Shambhala Pocket Classics)

By: Liao, Waysun

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1995

Seller ID: 2278084

ISBN: 1570620393

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1995 Small Softcover. 4 1/2 x 3. The deepest benefits of T'ai Chi cannot be realized without an understanding of its underlying principles. This book presents these principles through translations of three core classics of T'ai Chi that are often considered the T'ai Chi Bible, accompanied by the author's insightful commentary. Master Liao demonstrates how to increase the body's inner energy (ch'i) and transform it into power, health, and well-being. View more info

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Ultimate Guide to Tai Chi (The Best of Inside Kung-Fu)

By: Little, John R.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268285

ISBN: 0809228335

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1999 Large Softcover. Practiced by millions of people around the world, the ancient and gentle Chinese martial art of tai chi offers the perfect balance of mind and body, strength and flexibility, grace and agility. Its smooth, fluid movements demand precision and control while offering exercisers of all ages improved fitness, stress reduction, and self-defense skills. Whether you are a curious novice, an intermediate student seeking deeper ... View more info

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Muay Thai: A Living Legacy - Vol. 1 (Second Edition)

By: Prayukvong, Kat; Junlakan, Lesley D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Spry Books: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2273296

ISBN: 9749293703

Condition: Fair


Stained, does not interfere with text. 2005 Soft Cover. By popular demand, a brand new edition of Muay Thai: A Living Legacy (Volume 1), complete with contemporary-look cover design and 8 new dynamic action photos for framing, along with the much-praised Wai Khru Ram Muay poster. Meticulously researched and lavishly illustrated, this is the most comprehensive, user-friendly book on Muay Thai ever written. Watch out for Volume 2 of the projected 3-volume series, to be pub... View more info

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Float Like a Butterfly (Muhammad Ali: The Man Who Could Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee)

By: Shange, Ntozake

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Jump at the Sun / Hyperion Books for Children: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198688

ISBN: 0786805544

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fine.Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Edel Rodriguez. Muhammad Ali, considered by many to be the finest athlete of the twentieth century, is also one of the most famous Americans of his time. Here is a compelling testimony to his courage, resilience in the face of controversy, and boxing prowess by Obie Award-winning author Ntozake Shange. In her own words, Shange shows us Ali and his lif... View more info

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Arts of Strength, Arts of Serenity: Martial Arts Training for Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Health

By: Suino, Nicklaus

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Weatherhill Books: 1996

Seller ID: 2261570

ISBN: 0834803763

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1996 Trade Paperback. 117 pp. This is a demonstration of the ways in which martial arts practice can nurture the mind and soul as well as strengthen the body. It shows how to select a suitable practice from the many available and describes how to get started. It also explains where to get further information, what to look for in a teacher and in a school, and outlines what qualities need to be cultivated in order to succeed. View more info

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Self-Defense: Nerve Centers & Pressure Points for Karate, Jujitsu and Atemi-Waza

By: Tegner, Bruce

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Thor: 1980

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2260287

ISBN: 0874070295

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing of revised edition. Lightly rubbed. 1980 Trade Paperback. Stories about mysterious techniques involving nerve centers and pressure have been around for centuries. Here, Bruce Tegner evaluates the myth and legend behind the so-called deadly blows and the secrets of the fighting arts in terms of acceptable scientific evidence and the reality of human anatomy. View more info

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Book of Ch'i: Harnessing the Healing Force of Energy

By: Wildish, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 2268286

ISBN: 1582900299

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2000 Large Softcover. The Eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism all believe that everything in the world is a manifestation of a powerful life-force in India it is known as prana; in Japan it is called ki; and in China it is ch'i. It is only by harnessing ch'i that we can be truly balanced physically, emotionally, and spiritually. When ch'i is blocked, it upsets our health and well-being. In this comprehensive instructive book, author Paul W... View more info